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Low-Fat Bran Muffins recipe

This recipe, when compared to a full fat,full sugar version, has a 33% reduction in calories, a 35% reductionin fat, a 25% reduction in total carbohydrate and a 66% reductionin sugars.

Recipe: Low-Fat Bran Muffins

1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 large egg
1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk
3 tablespoons canola oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup nonfat dry milk
3/4 cup SPLENDA® Granular
1 cup wheat bran (also known as millers bran)
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons flax seeds
2 tablespoons dried currants (or raisins)

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).Spray a muffin pan with nonstick spray or line muffin cups withpaper liners.
  • Mix applesauce, egg, buttermilk, oil,vanilla, salt, dry milk, and SPLENDA® Granular together ina large mixing bowl using a wire whisk. Stir until well blended.Add remaining wheat bran, flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Stirwell. Add remaining ingredients and stir until well mixed.
  • Fill muffin cups with batter. Sprinkletops with some bran flakes as a garnish, if desired.
  • Bake in preheated 350°F oven 20 to25 minutes. Muffins will spring back slightly to the touch whendone. These muffins are best served warm.

    Makes 12 muffins.

    Note: Try adding 1/4 cup sunflower seeds,or 1 cup blueberries or 1 cup raspberries, or 1 tablespoons gratedorange zest to the batter for flavor variety.

    Nutrients Per Serving:
    Serving size: 1 muffin
    Total Calories 140, Calories from Fat 45, Total Fat 5 g, SaturatedFat 0.5 g, Cholesterol 25 mg,
    Sodium 230 mg, Total Carbohydrate 21 g, Dietary Fiber 3 g, Sugars4 g, Protein 5 g.

    Exchanges Per Serving: 1 1/2 starch, 1fat.

    Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda®is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable fordiabetics. For more information regarding this product, pleasecall 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at

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